Kind of Visas

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Taiwan Entrepreneur Visa

  • Start-up entrepreneurs
  • Businesses with innovation and creativity
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Employment Gold Card

  • Four-in-one Visa
  • For foreign professionals
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Taiwan Entrepreneur Visa

Benefit

1
No need to set up a business beforehand.
2
Get residency for 2 year with unlimited entry.
3
Extend visa without leaving Taiwan (up to 2 years).
4
One common application can for up to 3 members.

Qualification

Meet at least one of the criteria

  1. Received Investment: foreign or domestic investment of NT$2 million
  2. Innovation Capability: for innovation capability by government
  3. Professional Skill: patent or other professional skill
  4. Right Registration in Taiwan: plant variety rights, or animal name registration in Taiwan
  5. Stationed: stationing in the parks or startup incubators, and recommended by such parks or incubators
  6. Reward: awarded in startup or design competition / involved in foreigner entrepreneurship project
  7. Fashion Shows/Film Festival: shortlisted or awarded
  8. Enterprise Established: representative, managing position & investment of NT$1 million

Application Process

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For More Information(Eligibility, application form, application process, etc)
Website: https://www.moeaic.gov.tw/businessPub.view?lang=en&op_id_one=6
Contact Information: Tel:+886-2-3343-5700    Mail:service@moeaic.gov.tw

Employment Gold Card

Benefit

1
No need to be employed by a certain employee.
2
Income exemption is provided under article 9 of the “law on employment and employment of foreign talents”.
3
The duration of the stay of visiting relatives of the immediate family is extended for up to 1 year.
4
The spouse and minor children of the Employment Gold Card holder shall apply for the right to reside in Taiwan.
5
Participants of the national health insurance are not limited by residence time of 6 months, qualifications as refered in the following website.

Application Process

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For More Information(Eligibility, application form, application process, etc)
Website: https://coa.immigration.gov.tw/coa-frontend/four-in-one/entry/faq?lang=en_us